SEC Form 10-K Essentials

2 Credits: Accounting


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SEC Form 10-K Essentials

Course Level
CPE Credits

2 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

A publicly-held company is required to file a Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission following the end of its fiscal year. In the SEC Form 10-K Essentials course, we cover many of the required disclosures and provide a number of sample disclosures. We also note the special closing activities required to close the books prior to issuing a Form 10-K, as well as the approval process for this document.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the different types of disclosures that must be included in a Form 10-K.
  • Recall the timing for when a Form 10-K must be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
February 16, 2024

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


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Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 300 business books and courses. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and …